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Stay Home, Feel Kyoto campaign

Stay Home, Feel Kyoto campaign

The Stay Home, Feel Kyoto campaign, is an initiative purposed to contribute to the prevention of the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 while allowing people to find comfort, gain energy, and discover the appeal of Kyoto while staying at home.
 
Many people are now undergoing self-isolation, and this stressful situation is causing many to feel “self-isolation fatigue” related to decreased interaction with the society, worrying about family living afar, being exposed to news about the increasing number of patients.   
 
The Stay Home, Feel Kyoto campaign is designed to allow people to experience Kyoto while staying at home. We will provide contents that fans of Kyoto around the world can enjoy and hopefully find therapeutic while undergoing self-isolation.

Introduction of contents
- Zen meditation “Zazen” at Home: An Introduction –by Myoshin-ji Taizo-in Temple 
- Messages from faces of key scenes of Kyoto to fans of Kyoto around the world 
- Video calling backgrounds
-Enjoy cooking Japanese food at home, taught by some of the best chefs in Kyoto

Zen meditation “Zazen” at Home: An Introduction – by Myoshin-ji Taizo-in Temple

Zazen is a training method used in Zen Buddhism. It involves performing mental concentration while sitting in a proper posture. If self-isolation is causing you irritability and anxiousness, why not give your mind a rest by performing zazen at home?

Messages from faces of key scenes of Kyoto to fans of Kyoto around the world

We will deliver video messages from active members in a variety of key scenes of Kyoto to fans of Kyoto around the world.

YouTube Channel
「Stay Home, Feel Kyoto by DMO KYOTO」

Video calling backgrounds

More and more conferences and parties are being held online these days. Therefore, we have prepared a variety of Kyoto-themed virtual backgrounds that will add a feeling of Kyoto to your calls with friends and colleagues.
How to download: Click a photograph you would like to use, and then save the image.
Please check the settings of your calling service to set the calling background.
(Content available until May 31, 2020)

RELAX

Nature

Culture

History

Enjoy cooking Japanese food at home, taught by some of the best chefs in Kyoto

We are pleased to present videos of cooking lessons taught by some of Kyoto's leading chefs. We hope you enjoy cooking gourmet dishes in the comfort of your own home.
(English are available. Please turn on the subtitles.)

Tofu & hijiki seaweed burgers (Servings for 4)

by Nanzenji Sando KIKUSUI Hideki Ofude 

Japanese style scrambled eggs with freeze-dried tofu and vegetables (Servings for 2 to 3)

by HYOTEI Yoshihiro Takahashi 

Steamed Salmon and Spring Vegetables (servings for two)

by Isshi Soden Nakamura  Motokazu Nakamura
 

Sweet and Sour Chicken (servings for four)

 by Jikishinbo SAIKI Mitsuru Saiki

Matcha green tea souffle pancakes (for 2 of 10 cm diameter)

by KINOBU Takuji Takahashi